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GRETA: 2021 annual report on action against trafficking of human beings

The Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) published its annual report for 2021, a year during which, despite the negative impact of the Covid-19 ...

Last update 17 Aug 2022
A group of gender diverse people
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Council of Europe: New Report on Legal Gender Recognition in Europe

A new Council of Europe report reviews the progress achieved in European countries in guaranteeing full legal gender recognition (LGR) in all areas of life. The report acknowledges advances in ...

Last update 18 Jul 2022
New thematic factsheet on Protection of Property
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European Court of Human Rights (ECHR): New thematic factsheet on Protection of Property was published

The Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights issued a new thematic factsheet on Protection of Property. The European Convention on Human Rights enunciates ...

Last update 5 Jul 2022
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CoE: Updated thematic factsheet on freedom of religion

The Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Execution Department) has published an updated thematic factsheet on the execution of ECHR judgments concerning ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
A sea rescue by the Sea-Watch team
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FRA: Migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean updated

Since January, on average 5 people have died per day crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. On World Refugee Day 2022, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) underlined the struggles ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): Criminal detention conditions database updated

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published its updated online criminal detention database. For the first time, it covers detention conditions of women and prison food. ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
GRECO's logo, The Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: GRECO 22nd General Activity Report

Council of Europe anti-corruption body, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), has issued its 22nd General Activity Report (2021) on anti-corruption trends, challenges and good practices in ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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Council of Europe: new report on the impact of artificial intelligence on the doctor-patient relationship

The Council of Europe’s Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO) has issued a new report on the impact of artificial intelligence on the ...

Last update 11 Jun 2022
Overcrowded prisons
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Prison overcrowding: the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture calls for setting a limit to the number of inmates in every prison and promoting non-custodial measures

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT)  called upon the European states to address the problem of persistent prison overcrowding. “Prison ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
2022 World Forum for democracy by the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: call for initiatives for the 10th World Forum for Democracy (November 2022)

Under the title “Democracy: A new hope?” The 10th World Forum for Democracy organised by the Council of Europe, launched a call for initiatives inviting NGOs, think tanks, as well ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
Protecting rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls: Council of Europe recommendation adopted
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The Council of Europe has adopted recommendations to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
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Council of Europe: new guidelines to combat hate speech

The Council of Europe has issued a set of guidelines to its 46 member states aimed at preventing and combating online and offline hate speech. In a Recommendation adopted during its annual session ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
The Council of Europe has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls.
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Council of Europe: the Committee of Ministers has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 31 May 2022
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First Barnahus for child victims of sexual abuse launched in Slovenia

The first Barnahus (Children’s House) of Slovenia for child victims of sexual abuse has been launched in Ljubljana. The action is supported by the EU Reform – Council of Europe joint ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Families arrive in Berdyszcze, Poland, after crossing the border from Ukraine.
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CoE: How are children protected from sexual exploitation and abuse during the refugee crisis?

The Council of Europe’s Lanzarote Committee evaluated legislation, services and other measures implemented to protect the children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and ...

Last update 4 May 2022